Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Unit Coordinator for Acute Psychiatric Facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts

*Unit Coordinator for Acute Psychiatric Faciity *- _Full Time 2nd shift 3:00pm-11:30pm

Primary Responsibilities:_

  • Under the supervision of Nursing Management, organizes the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing secretarial and receptionist duties, acting as a source of communication, and maintaining the physical environment of the area.

  • Maintains Medical Record.

  • Transcribes doctor’s orders/renewals, which will be checked by licensed staff.

  • Completes requisitions for tests and procedures and schedules them with the respective departments.

  • Recopies expiring forms.

  • Initiates, receives and reports labs and other information to licensed staff and files in appropriate sections of the chart.

  • Adds blank forms to chart as needed.

  • Thins chart of excess material when it becomes too full.

  • Maintains communication within the unit and the staff as needed.

  • Answers the telephone in a courteous and efficient manner and relays messages appropriately and in a timely manner.

  • Schedules follow­-up and other appointments for outside the facility and makes arrangements for transportation as needed.

  • Communicates with interdisciplinary team members regarding scheduling patient’s activities and tests.

  • Assists families, patients and other visitors in nursing unit.

  • Coordinates patient charge cards and sends to Materials Management daily.

  • Coordinates patient consults (podiatry, psych, etc.) in­-house and outside the facility.

  • Applies basic geriatric/adolescent and psychiatric knowledge and approaches, when interacting with patients and family members.

  • Prepares for patient admission and discharge.

  • Prepares admission charts.

  • Organizes discharge follow-­up appointments and discharge before sending to medical records.

  • Photocopies pertinent information from medical records for appointments, transfers, lab tests, etc.

  • Maintains efficient working environment in the unit.

  • Orders supplies and equipment.

Location: Haverhill, MA - The Whittier Pavilion

Category: Nursing